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SUNS # 9737 Friday 3 February 2023

Trade : UNCTAD's TDR offers "positive" trade & environment agenda (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The Trade and Development Report (TDR) 2022 of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has offered a "positive" trade and environment agenda for addressing the "missing developmental dimension", as a counter to the ongoing discussions on controversial plurilateral initiatives at the World Trade Organization.

Afghanistan : Refugees fear return as Pakistan cracks down on migrants (PRIV)
(IPS, Karachi)
"If I return to Afghanistan, the Taliban will kill me; I'm prepared to stay in a prison in Karachi than face those ruthless people," said 24-year-old Afghan refugee, Sabrina Zalmai*, referring to the recent crackdown on hundreds of Afghans residing without proper documents in the metropolis, who are being arrested and then deported back to Afghanistan.

Rights : No more impunity for journalists' murders (PRIV)
(IPS, Nairobi)
The new year brought bad news for press freedom on the African continent with the brutal murder of one journalist and the suspicious death of another.

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